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Music 

REVIEW: ANIMAL FLAG + PLAINVIEW’S TWO-FOR-ONE ROCK SPECIAL

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Take a cue from the new Boston/Philly four-track set from Animal Flag and Plainview: this is how you do a split release. Continue reading

Film 

RICH PERFORMANCES ELEVATE DENNIS LEHANE’S ‘THE DROP’

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Despite occasional detours that never pay off, a plot that is little more than a short story stretched to feature length, and more than a few predictable turns, The Drop is a classy, intelligent genre exercise, and a worthy sendoff for Gandolfini. Continue reading

Music 

PURLING HISS: “FORCEFIELD OF SOLITUDE”

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To tease the release of Weirdon, they’ve shared a new single, and, to be frank, we don’t know what we would do without it. Continue reading

Music 

ST. NOTHING: “DEALS”

It’s a rich track that’ll sober you up before swept away by your dreams. Continue reading

Music 

IAN: “I DON’T CARE”

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It’s no easy swallow, but once digested, her vocals articulate something our brains and hearts have long been trying to fuse together. Continue reading

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Arts 

BOOKENDS: THE HUNDRED-YEAR HOUSE

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A new column that takes you from the front cover to the author signing of notable new releases. Continue reading